The Academy at Meadowbrook Middle School

The Academy timeline for the 2020-21 school year

updated 3/9/2020

February 4th 2020 -     Notification to current Academy students.  Emails will be sent
                                     notifying current families of their child’s eligibility to continue

March 6th 2020 -           Notification to families of incoming sixth graders.
Emails will be sent to all those who completed an Interest Form
March 13th , 2020 -       Deadline to respond to invitation for 6th Grade Academy for those students who
                                     were accepted through the Lottery Process

March 16th, 2020-         Beginning of notification to new 7th and 8th grade Academy students. 
 Emails will be sent to all families notifying them of acceptance (based on available
                                            space) or waitlist status

April 29, 2020-                Mandatory Family Night for all new 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Academy Families.
                                       Has been CANCELED

May 6, 2020-                  Mandatory Family Night for all continuing 7th and 8th grade Academy

 Meadowbrook Academy Lottery Process

  • District staff from IT and Learning Support Services (LSS) worked with the site staff to identify rules for the lottery to prioritize selection.
  • Siblings of continuing students, including twins or multiple births, are given priority if they have completed all expected requirements.
  • PUSD employee who works at Meadowbrook in alignment with CA ED code are given priority. 
  • All other students are randomly selected through a lottery from the remaining Interest Forms.
  • Children who live in PUSD attendance area and are interested in transferring, 85% of the draw is from elementary feeder schools of MBMS and 15% are from outside of the feeder schools area. 


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